Energetic Activist Will Lead 2018 UN Youth Leadership Seminar by Christy D’Ambrosio

We are excited and pleased to announce the facilitator for the 2018 High School Youth Leadership Seminar at the United Nations in NYC: Edgardo Acevedo aka Solomon Starr Solomon has been recommended in absolutely glowing terms by the head of the Seminar program at the United Methodist Women's Office to the UN.  He is a theologian and social justice activist, as well as a musician and performer. … [Read more...]

Youth Reflections from the Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum

In February, 40 delegates (6 adults and 34 youth) from churches all over New York State traveled to New York City for the Annual High School Youth Leadership Forum.  Sixteen (16) youth from Westminster, First Presbyterian Church in Albany and Bethany Presbyterian Church, Menands, NY attended.  Many with scholarship assistance from the Presbytery. The program was offered through the United … [Read more...]

Musings On The Bus Home From Triennium 2016 by David Haas

I thank all of those who made my attendance, and that of the youth and my fellow adult leaders at Triennium 2016 possible. While there, I deepened my sense of call and found a number of ways to help others. I experienced the Holy Spirit in many places; at worship, in prayer, in small groups, in our delegation group, on the long walks to and from events, at table, and in the Prayer Center. I … [Read more...]